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mayor of new york, rudy giuliani. >> i don't know what he was doing in the nevada. if i was president of the united states, i wouldn't be flitting around the west and midwest. i feel pretty offended seeing my president floating around, campaigning while people are suffering. >> your response? >> well, mayor giuliani is running around the country campaigning for mitt romney and popping off. the people in new york and new jersey, they're working with this president and this administration, fema, every day, and our focus needs to be. really, the country has been united. mayor giuliani may be the exception to this. focus on recovery. making sure we stand by those who lost so much and need to recover. this will take a long time. the federal government's doing all they can to partner with state and local officials. we flew power equipment from california to help restore power, getting fuel into the area, and direct assistance to help with food and lodging. this is going to take a while. we're doing everything we can that we stand by the people in the eastern seaboard. >> your predecessor ka
quite well in the polls coming in the southwest, as well, new mexico, nevada and colorado. >> the democrats have always believed that you have to enlarge the electorate. you have to reach out to women. you have to reach out to minorities. but more importantly, i wanted to bring this in. in 1992 in the bill clinton campaign, the white electorate, 87%, by 2000 for al gore, 81%. today, in the 2008 campaign, 74% of the electorate and today, 72%. so it's declining, the minority population is increasing. >> okay, i want to go now and give you a projection. it is north carolina coming in for governor romney. again, we had seen him a bit ahead there and there it is, it is a switch, of course, president obama won it narrowly back in 2008 but now it goes to governor romney. >> this was not a state that president obama was counting on but certainly one they were hoping for because they had invested so much time. >> convention. >> in that ground game in north carolina, also having the convention at charlotte but it was not to be. governor romney holding on to that state tonight and lo
, yeah. >> as you head outside, there's snow in the sierra nevada. the lack effect snow. you don't hear too much about that on the west coast. usually that's buffalo, upstate new york. but carson city, nevada, talking about lake-effect snow in reno this morning with temperatures in the 20s. let now snowing at the tahoe valley airport. 22 degrees. we are talking about highs near 30 and one to three inches of snow is possible. back home our sutro camera, and isn't this an interesting shot where temperatures are very chilly. wind-chill factor of 34 degrees down in watsonville. and down around our south bay communities and also the monterey coast, san benito, we are looking at the possibility of showers. live doplar 7hd shows the green really skipping over san francisco. it is running parallel to the coastline. we could see some showers around monterey, and salinas and they will continue to sink south. we are also looking at that cold air allowing for perhaps some snow around lake county and clear lake in the north bay. but take a look. all of this is pushing to the east. we get that lake-e
wet and colder in the sierra nevada this will translate into snow. the national weather service already potioned a winter weather advisory. five to ten inches of snow expected 59,000, gusty -- at 5,000 feet. tomorrow afternoon, warm. on the peninsula, 77 in millbrae. mountain 80. 75 on the coast and pacifica. a warm day. daly city, sunset district, mid-70s, south city, downtown san francisco, 77. north bay, the fog is getting closer. 73 at bodega bay. east bay, temperatures close to today's levels. 79 in oakland. inland, you'll feel the warmth again. 80 concord. for the monterey bay, warm 76-degree day in monterey, could see records. the election day looking great. cooler wednesday. cold showers thursday, may see thunder and lightning and small hail. a few showers on friday, and then keying cold conditions expected the morning over the weekend with cool conditions during the day. temperatures will take a good 20-degree drop from tomorrow to friday and saturday. mike is here 4:30 to 7:00 with any changes. >> dan: coming up next, the famous cross missing for two years, and abc-7
with nevada or iowa, at least new hampshire with four votes is not going do it. let's give mitt romney ohio and florida as well. he's quite a bit short still, 29. he's going to need any combination of the yellow states that are left unless he made this final push for ben pen -- for pennsylvania that is going to get him closer still shy leaving whim colorado. the polls are close, but the -- latest poll gives obama more of a lead over mitt romney, 50-47, as of this morning. >> aside from the presidential election the biggest issue facing california voters prop 30. the governor's tax measure to fund education. he made his final push with senator feinstein yesterday. his initiative would avoid trigger cuts by increasing taxes on high income earners and increasing the state's sales tax. he will hold a rally with supporters and head back to sacramento. amy hollyfield will have more in the next half hour. >>> on this election day there are few more excited and dedicated than a san francisco woman who can lay claim to an amazing title. terry mcsweeney is live in the sunset district. >> reporter: ho
? because it's on the border of nevada and not far from california. two states with no powerball. yesterday alone, they sold more than 100,000 tickets. >> i'd say the line has to be like about three, three and a half hours. >> reporter: gary made the trek through the desert to get here. >> thank you and good luck. >> thank you. i have about as much chance as everybody else here. sure would be nice to win, you know? >> reporter: for our third stop, we head east, to methuen, massachusetts. sure ted's state line mobil is a gas station, but 70% of its business is lottery tickets. $15 million worth last year. >> every day, for many years, come here, three times a day. >> reporter: why such loyalty? this place north of boston is more like a lottery lounge. 15 kiosks, plenty of seating and some inspiration. >> this is the latest million dollar winner. >> reporter: owner tony says over the years, he's sold 25 grand prizes totaling more than $110 million. is there a secret to winning? >> the secret is you have to buy a ticket to win. that's the secret. if you don't buy anything, you're not going to
: in arizona sales spiked 500% due to influx of players from nevada and california, states that don't sell power ball. anybody come from san diego? >> yeah san diego, l.a.. >> reporter: norma chairman of board of directors says they will help the winners get financial guidance. >> to create a financial team or a team of advisers to give them that advice because this is an exciting time as well as a life-changing time for these winning tickets. >> reporter: the jackpot rolled over 16 times without a winner that's why it got so huge. amazingly, it is not the biggest u.s. prize in march of this year, three tickets shared 656 million dollars. last night nearly nine million ticket holders won smaller prizes. if you matched five out of six numbers, you will share in a prize totalling more than 130 million dollars. this is the 27th power ball winning ticket sold in missouri, the state ranks second trailing only indiana. t.j. winick, abc7 news. >>> former president bush is in the hospital being treated for bong kai 'tis. mr. bush has been at a -- bronchitis. mr. bush has been cured for the most pa
, central california and nevada. some grocery workers are members of unions and are not working. at this particular raley's, grocery workers are not union members. they are being told to cross the picket line and come in or otherwise they are told they will lose their jobs. this camps after intense negotiations with the federal mediators, but contract talks have been in the work for 15 months. they are battling over a proposed wage frees, the eelimination of premium pay for sunday shifts and healthcare benefits. the dispute involves 7,000 union members, 128raley's, knob hill and bell hill stores could be empacketted today. as long as it continues, this is the first strike in raley's 77 year history and here at the raley's store in fremont the striking workers will be passing out flyers encouraging people to shop down the street at safe way and food max. that's the latest from fremont. abc7 news. >> all right. crossing those lines has got to be a difficult decision. thank you. >> in other news this morning, a firefighter is hospitalized after being injured battling a fire that af
shopping at railly's. the stores throughout california and nevada went on strike at 6:00 this morning after talks broke down. abc7 news reporter kyra clapper joins us live from the railly's in fremont with details on the walkout. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. this is the first walkout in the 77-year history of wailly's. it is over wages and retiree and health benefits facing cuts. they say it must reduce costs to become competitive. the union says it is a contract that erases decades of progress for grocery workers. at 6:00 a.m. three union members started their sunday in solidarity. forming a picket line in fremont because of what they say are unfair labor practices. >> we are starting to get a decent contract for the members. >> reporter: the dispute between railly and the workers union involves about 7,000 union members from grocery workers to meat cutters. 15 months of contract negotiations came to a head overnight and a midnight deadline came and went. >> hopefully this will send a message that you can take a little from people, but you can't take a lot. >> reporter: railly's
battleground state, florida, nevada and colorado. if he can do well enough in those states with the latino voters, he could pull off a victory. he could also do it if he gets at least 30% of latino voters. right now it unclear. >> t.j. winick, thank you. stay with abc7 news for complete election day coverage. we'll bring live updates throughout the night, including reporters mark matthews at obama headquarters chicago and laura anthony at romney headquarters in boston. get real-time results on abc7news.com the moment the polls close at 8 p.m., live updates all night at facebook.com/abc7news and through twitter. >> officials in new york and new jersey believe they will be able to get everybody to the polls tomorrow, even in the areas ravaged by superstorm sandy. thousands will have to cast ballots outside of their neighborhoods. tens of thousands are camping outside their homes in 30° weather. they will be forced to seek shelter by wednesday when a new storm is predicted to hit. many schools reopened today, commuters are still crowding on to transit systems, slowly coming back online and p
. he is going to need at least nevada or iowa with their six votes to give him the win. different way, if he takes ohio p if he takes florida he comes up -- 30 votes shy he has been campaigning hard in pennsylvania, president obama's edge razor thin. let's say mitt romney takes pennsylvania, still comes up short, he still needs a handful more votes. nevada is not going to do it, iowa is not going to do it, he is going to need at least colorado or double digit electoral colleges to put him over the edge. all of this predictive until people cast their votes. >>> shrbgs 6:30 to vice president biden stood in line chatting it up with other voters when reporters asked if he thought this was the laugh time he would vote for himself, he said no, i don't think so. -- >>> [ unintelligible ] brown made his final push with senator feinstein and mayor lee in san francisco yesterday. his initiative would avoid trigger cuts in the budget by increasing taxes on high income earners and state's sales tax. he will hold a rally with prop 30 supporters then head back to sacramento. >>> california voters w
, nevada, three cities in ohio, and diane, that's just thursday and friday. >> all right, thank you, jake. >>> and what about governor romney? what does he plan to do as the race enters the final stretch? abc's jonathan karl tells us about that. >> reporter: mitt romney was back on the campaign trail today in florida, but with a twist. gone was any criticism of the president, replaced with talk of unity. >> look, we can't go on the road we are on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we have got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: recent polls in florida show the race here in a dead heat. romney's most prominent florida supporter told us it's hard to imagine him getting elected if he doesn't win here. >> i think it's very important to win and obviously difficult to come up with a formula for victory, i'm sure there is one, but let's not even try. let's win florida. >> reporter: just as important for romney is ohio, where he is under fire for ads suggesting u.s. automakers are about to ship jobs to china. >> obama took gm and chrys
on the trail. president obama visits wisconsin, nevada and colorado for the first campaign since sandy hit. >> we can't go on the road we're on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we've got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: the race is still a dead-heat. the daily abc news/"washington post" tracking poll show the candidates tied among likely voters at 49%. the same poll found president obama's response to the superstorm positively. 78% say mr. obama's handling the situation excellent or good. the president toured storm-ravaged new jersey with republican governor chris christie. >> hang in there. >> reporter: the governor, usually one of the president's harshest critics had nothing but find words for him. >> he's worked closely with me. and i can't thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and the people of our state. >> reporter: both the romney and obama campaigns think they're winning. the obama campaign points to the president leading or tied with romney in the eight closest battlegroun
to watch what hispanics do in crucial states like colorado, nevada and florida. it is no surprise that those states are being bombarded by political ads en espanol. historically, latinos tend to vote more for democrats than republicans and that won't change, presuming president barack obama will get the majority of the hispanic vote 3 to 1. but if mitt romney can get more than a third of the latino vote, it will be a very, very close election. the most important issues for latinos are jobs, education and health care, but immigration defines who is with us and who is against us. immigration is personal. president barack obama wants to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants. mitt romney says he doesn't want an amnesty even though he talks about a permanent solution. jobs might not be as important for latinos as immigration. we'll see that on tuesday, david. >> jorge ramos, thank you. >>> on tuesday night here, diane sawyer, george stephanopoulos and our times square election headquarters. jake tapper with the president, i'll be with mitt romney. the entire powerhouse political
of these immense divides that exist. >> just want to note almost an after-thought, nevada, we have a projection, nevada has come through for barack obama. go ahead, nicolle. >> i was going to say, in 2004 when george w. bush won, there was a belief and i went into the white house after that campaign and we believed we had a mandate to reform social security reform. we misread our mandate. we misread the results of that 2004 vote. i think that if i could offer any advice and no one from the obama white house is likely to call me for my advice but my advice would be, do not misread a mandate that does not exist for you because half the country, not only did they not vote for you, they distrust you, they distrust you as someone who understands their problems, who has done what they needed you to do which was to solve the economic despair in this country. >> not only half the country, jonathan karl, but half of caught washington, as well, half of official washington. you have made the point we are coming out of a campaign that probably spent $6 billion in aggregate all to return what looks like the
stores, bel air markets and nob hill foods in california and nevada. stay with abc7 morning news coming up amy hollyfield will buy the latest. >>> police in union city investigating the death of a money whose body was found in a trash bin a woman discovered the -- the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he died. police are pursuing active leads. >>> san francisco police still looking for a man they say tried to ram an officer with a car police attempted to stop the man yesterday after he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he ran into a construct site after getting out of his car police dog joined the search for the man in the building at third street, officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> family in monterey county hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. -- them find a miss woman who suffers from alzheimer's disease she was last seen 2:45 thursday afternoon he is 5'6, weighs 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a white 20 lexus gs.
, just across the border from california and nevada, where powerball tickets aren't sold. he arrived at 9:00 this morning. >> quarter to ten. been in line for 30 minutes. probably have another good 45, 50 minutes. one hour. >> reporter: more than an hour later, les finally buys a ticket. >> definitely going to win. i've already spent the money, so i better win. >> reporter: i'm in the vault where they lock the machines. there's someone listening in on the phone, there's a briefcase, holding powerballs like these. and in just a short while, security will come in and move two of these lottery machines into the studio. at powerball's tallahassee studio, security is tight. there are seven surveillance cameras and two in the locked vault where the lottery machines are squirreled away. they're determined to avoid any suggestion of a fix, like the 1980 scandal in pennsylvania, where workers substituted weighted balls to rig the game. >> because the integrity of the game is what is utmost important to us. the door to get in here is double locked, sealed and alarmed. >> reporter: employees who tou
. look at that right there. even if he wins nevada and colorado and north carolina, virginia, florida, new hampshire. he can't get there. >> that's the difficulty that the romney campaign is faced with, that mitt romney is faced with. the path of winning this electoral college is so tight, it's almost as if he has to draw an inside straight tomorrow in what's going to happen in the race. and he has to, in my view, if you take a look at ohio, florida and virginia, mitt romney basically has to go 3 for 3 in those states in order to win this race. >> right. the only way he can get around that, somehow if he wins, all his path in winning, virginia, north carolina and florida. let's say he doesn't get ohio but wins wisconsin. then he's got to run the table. nevada, and ohio. >> the long ball is pennsylvania. if they can get pen, it changes the maps entirely. but having been through this before, the day before an election, the interesting thing, both sides are convinced they're going to win. both sides. both candidates and both sides. >> do you still believe that? >> i still believe they're
that plane to get back on the campaign trail hitting nevada, wisconsin and colorado. this after he took time off the trail yesterday in order to assess damage from hurricane sandy. yesterday he toured a really hard hit state of new jersey, met with the governor there he promised that he will not forg(niqs the people and try to help them for a speedy return to normalcy. >> a truce of sorts between the obama and romney campaigns during sandy's fury. now back to the last run until tuesday's election. >> traffic and weather together, next. >>> you are looking at downtown san francisco where some of the buildings are still rimmed with orange from the giants. [ unintelligible ] we have rain out there tapering off. [ unintelligible ] >>> also the giants victory celebration that came to a halt kind of. manager bruce bochy's convertible. you see people helping. more on this coming up. >>> welcome back. low clouds over san francisco this morning. east bay valleys around crow canyon to the west of san ramon one of our better radar returns through the heart of danville to the eastern sections of alamo
130 raley's super stores, bel air markets and nob hill foods in northern california and nevada, if there is a strike it would be the first in raley's 77-year-old history. >>> a former student who was sexually abused in the 90s district says was careless, negligent and partially to blame. the district's first response to 30-year-old kristen cunnane's lawsuit she and two others are suing for repeatedly ignoring allegations of abuse over two years. the teachers in question are daniel witters, who has since committed suicide and julie carrera now in prison for raping cunnane. she said the comments made her feel like a victim all over again. >> there's some legal strategies involved. for me this isn't a legal battle or civil battle or criminal battle, this is all about me telling the truth and getting my life back. when i read that, i take it to heart and it is hard for me to deal with. >> our messages to the district and former administrators in the suit have gone unreturned except for retired assistant principal who said everything is being handled through their attorneys and had
to the worth of us. that's providing a few showers. otherwise a very frosty start in the sierra nevada, for one. and today we will look for a pretty good afternoon, although it is definitely on the cool side. it will feel a little better today with more 60s than 50s. and this next system flirting with the extreme north bay right on through tuesday. any shower activity you can find well up into fortbragg and by the middle of the week a couple systems want to form offshore. but it isn't until the weekend we look like we will get wet again. in terms of our temperatures today, even though it's a cold start out there, we are talking about upper 50s it had. that's about three degrees warmer downtown. still shy of the average 61 in oakland with 61 today in san jose. low 60s for concord and livermore. a few clouds from time to time and a cool 58 in clear lake. 62 in santa cruz today. 60 in salinas. set a record yesterday at the tahoe valley airport where temperatures were in the teens. it's 5 there this morning. snow making machines, highs only in the 40s there. notice our numbers continue to go up day
to end a plea today. she was arrested days later at a nevada hotel. she was indicted and handed over to the santa clara county deputies. police say the 38-year-old left her 10-year-old daughter behind when she was caught shop litting a cart of groceries. >>> hercules city council set to vote on a draft resolution that would censure one of its members accusing her of unethical conduct and abuse of power when she allegedly pressured a pinole city engineer to stop a hercules resident from criticizing her on a blog in june that resident works for an engineering firm designing a joint hercules pinole waste water treatment plan. she went to the officials of the firm to stop his blogs. she apologized in september. >>> mike nicco is in the giving spirit already, the holiday spirit he has a already something for everyone out there. >> [ unintelligible ] >> radar -- yes, okay, good, good, good morning everybody [ unintelligible ] good news for the morning commute, it is dry, not nearly as cold as it has been stem for a few spots, 39 in santa rosa now, 34 fairfield, 39 in concord, everybody els
in the sierra nevada. we've been hovering in the upper 30s. but temperatures are cooler down in the lower elevations so we have a little bit of rain-snow mechanics. but the winter weather advisory for the high country about to expire. most of the snow fell be for the front went through in the form of higher elevation snow and a little rain-snow mix. now we are left with a little bit of precip left. maybe not the best conditions but some of those resorts with the higher bases probably did good like kirk wood. partial afternoon clearing. showers come back into play late tuesday into wednesday. looks like maybe a quarter of an inch. this past system pretty generous with half-inch amounts from fremont to livermore. right now 50s for you folks. 55 half moon bay. low 40s, still some fog and poor visibility up in the north bay with the coolest temperatures there. and down by the monterey bay it's pretty mild, so to speak. but temperatures here will be still cool in the afternoon. overall, boy, that cold front brought in the cooler air. you definitely don't need me to tell you that with 15 degree
in the sierra nevada and once we do see that it looks like a sub drop fetch. right now the jet stream well to the north with the upper level high beginning to weaken. here is how it will play out. tuesday night the rain is off the coast but look how close the ice -- isobar. the rain and win can come our way on wednesday. here it is at 9:00 in the morning on wednesday. and the snow begins to develop later on, a higher elevation snow. a break wednesday night into thursday and here's the next system with more rain right on into the weekend. so a feeling a little bit more like the season in the next couple of days. but if you like this kind of weather, we've got it for you today with the low 70s in oakland today. 70 palo alto. 68 half moon bay and in the north bay how about 73 for friends in cloverdale. mid-70s toward watsonville and morgan hill. 79 holsters. here's a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. cooler today with fog and we will hold it there on monday. look for thickening clouds tuesday. rain should hold off until wednesday but wet windy on wednesday with showers on thursday a
temperatures will be cooler with plenty of cloud cover today, sierra nevada, 54°, winter weather advisory posted for tomorrow morning with high elevation snow, 48 inches above 7,000 feet, snow new york city, rain along the southeast, back home, not looking at any travel delays, still fog in our valleys. >>> >> let's check in with josh elliot for what is coming up. >>> good tuesday morning to all of you in the bay area. like mom, like daughter, i supposed anna nicole smith's daughter starring in new series of guess ads what her father has to say. legendary dolly parton joining us today, don't miss a moment of the program, we are also joined by the muppets, next on "good morning america." >>> new this morning, construction crane collapsed in australia sparking a fire sending workers running for their lives. it happened at a construct site at the university of technology. witnesses say the crane's arm snapped and went crashing into nearby buildings, nobody was seriously hurt. investigators believe a fuel leak sparked a fire this is the second crane from the same australian company to collaps
obama will be campaigning, full time. full steam ahead going to wisconsin, colorado, nevada. three cities in ohio. and that's just thursday and friday. jake tapper, abc news, the white house. >>> romney was also striking a harmonious note as he hit the campaign trail in florida. refraining though from lashing out at the president. >> the latest abc news poll shows the race is still in a dead heat. romney replaced any criticism of his opponent with talk of unity. >> look, we can't go on the road we are on. we can't change course in america, if we keep on attacking each other. we have got to come together and get america on track again. >> romney hits the road today in another key battleground state. holding several events in virginia. and supporters there will be able to drop off donations for storm relief efforts. >> you listen to some analysts. i still think it's really unclear whether this helps or hurts the president. romney or the president. i think people really don't know. it is a tight race, the bottom line. but legitimate questions about people who have lost power, will the
that leaves is nevada, colorado or iowa. the president ahead or tied in all three of the states. >> that's the situation that mitt romney is in. it is, he's in a very narrow path to the electoral college victory. and exactly as you laid it out. it's as if he has to draw an inside straight in this campaign in order to win tonight. he has to do all those things and the path is still narrow to win this. >> matthew dowd, we'll see you tonight. >> all right, gentlemen. >>> and this year, whether it's tweeting, facebooking or never mind e-mailing, social media has shaped this campaign like never before. it's a new frontier for both candidates. and voters and campaigns are able to reach each other through millions, each other, with the click of a mouse. josh is at the special big board with what everybody is searching for with the final campaigns want to leave us with. hey, josh. >> hey, elizabeth. you're right. google searches usually give us a less-varnished look of what people are hunting for before they vote today. as opposed to what perhaps they're telling pollsters or their families and f
. they have crossed the state line into arizona to buy tickets. powerball not played in california, nevada, utah, wyoming, mississippi, and alabama. >> imagine, california, huge state. imagine if they can get in the mix, the jackpot would be incredible. ooh. all that powerball jack pot, the topic of our facebook question yesterday. >> we wanted to know what would you do with all that prize money? vanessa said, buy a home where my family lives, donate to alzheimers research, help those who've helped me, help some homeless people, donate to a veterans home, feed hungry children. why don't you try solving world peace, too, vanessa. that is very altruistic of you. kudos. >> joseph, i'll be honest, put it in an offshore bank account, create a whole new identity for myself and live a hedonistic life of questionable morals and purchases and wouldn't feel guilty in the least. >> joseph we, should hang out one weekend. >> i would hang out with vanessa. another joseph says, paula and rob, i would have a smashing party with both of you as hosts and also i would buy each of you a new car of your choic
the border from california and nevada where powerball tickets aren't sold. >> i've been in line for 30 minutes. >> another 45, left. 1 hour. >> reporter: more than an hour later, les finally buys his ticket. >> definitely going to win. already spent the money. i better win. >> reporter: at powerball's tallahassee studio, security is tight, there are seven surveillance cameras and two in the locked vault where the lottery machines are squirreled away. they're determined to avoid any suggestion of a fix like the 1980 scandal in pennsylvania where workers substituted weighted balls to rig the game. >> the integrity of the game is what is utmost important to us. the door to get in here is double locked, sealed and alarmed. >> reporter: employees who touch any lottery balls are required to wear gloves. >> these balls are not touched by human hands. that's to make sure no oils or dirt or anything adhere to the balls. >> reporter: steve osunsami, abc news, tallahassee. >>> and moving on this morning, attorneys for a tampa woman insist she did not kill a man who won the lottery. testimony resu
they went to nevada, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, ohio, virginia and new hampshire and these are the ones who have been the surrogates with mrs. obama, no, my husband is not a cold fish. we have dinner every night with the kids. you should know him. you should see that smile. i love him. you should love him. mrs. romney who is very close to her husband in the strategy, she plays a bigger role than just being the wife of, she is the one who said, he is not a stiff man. look at us. and, by the way, you talked about the grandchildren. there are 18 grandchildren. 13 of them are boys. >> all right. let us put that to the decision desk and see what that means. okay, barbara, stand by, team. we know you have so much more you're eager to say and we'll take a break at election night headquarters 2012 reporting on one of the great nights in democracy, one of the great privileges it is to vote as the polls still are open and a lot of this country projections come in and we have more, of course, to report on what social media is saying when we come back. >> announcer: multitouchscenes courtesy of microso
state for their strategy. he won virginia, colorado, he won nevada. this has turned into a very big night for president obama. you had the sense from campaign aide early on as the polls started closing that they new things were trend in their direction and they were feeling confident. the president wrote two different speeches for tonight. a victory speech. and a concession speech. he was prepared for any scenario. tonight here in this room, before nearly 20,000, very excited supporters, he gets to deliver that victory speech. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: reporting from chicago, obama campaign headquarters, karen travers for abc news. >> i'm brandi hitt in boston where the room fell silent the minute it was announced mitt romney lost the key battleground state of ohio and then the election. romney supporters here were convinced he would win some of the key battleground states. he just fell short in states like pennsylvania, ohio and also virginia. here is what mitt romney told his supp
in in the states of nevada and colorado. 40% of the vote in iowa. almost 40% of the vote in the state of ohio have already voted right now. the president has been working at this for more than two years. governor romney modeling his ground game on the successful run of president george w. bush in 2004. they say it's bush on steroids. so it's hard to say who has the advantage, but both sides have invested a lot and got a lot out of it. >> secretary of state in ohio say they view the candidates as houseguests as they're eager for them to leave. later this morning george will host the final edition of "this week" before the election. make sure to watch that. and on tuesday night, george, diane sawyer and the entire abc news political team will be at our election headquarters in times square all night long, and it could be a long night with full coverage as the results come in. >> you can feel the excitement leading up to tuesday. >> you can. >> all right. but believe it or not, there are other headlines to tell you about and ron claiborne is here for that. good morning, ron. >> good morning, everyone
to wisconsin, colorado and nevada. mitt romney will be campaigning in virginia. george, you can expect both of them to be campaigning virtually nonstop between now and tuesday. >> no question about it. they're going to be focusing on the white battleground states and the pink in north carolina, over the next several days. we want to give you a sense of each side's strategy. what the obama campaign is trying to do is build a firewall in these three big, midwestern states. iowa, wisconsin, and ohio. he gets to 271 electoral votes. and if mitt romney wins all of the other battlegrounds right there, he'll come up a little bit short, which may explain, jon, one of the reasons the romney campaign is trying to put new efforts into minnesota and pennsylvania and michigan, where they have been behind so far. but if they're able to pick off any one of those three states, that's enough to put him over the top. and one of the things we're seeing, you talk about the travel in the last few days. these battleground states, jon, are also completely inundated by ads. we got some fun -- fun for us, but not s
at israeli's grocery stores in california and nevada are preparing to walk off the job in about an hour. it's a dispute over wages, healthcare and other benefits. we are joined live from the store in fremont with the details. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. union grocery workers are expected to walk off the job at 6:00 this morning. this, after contract negotiations broke down overnight. and this actually follows days of contentious negotiation was a federal mediator and just hours after this midnight deadline passed. just five hours ago. both sides say the labor contract was being extended on an hour by hour basis up until that point. raillys offered to extend the contract for three days and return to the bargaining table but union officials with the united food workers union say that was a delaying tactic. the two sides, as karel mentioned, are battling over a proposed wage freeze an elimination of premium pay for sunday shifts and healthcare benefits. dispute involves about 7,000 union members, 128 railly, nob hill and bell hill stores could be impacted. this would be the first s
: but in the end, it was not even close. obama won even those outstanding battlegrounds, like virginia, nevada. >> i just spoke with governor romney. and we may have battled fiercely. but it's only because we love this country deeply. >> reporter: so, george, the question, now, what now? and president obama has said that he will reach out to republican leaders. he wants to meet with mitt romney. he even last night reached out to romney voters. where are some areas of compromise? perhaps tax reform. perhaps immigration reform. we'll see in the days ahead. george? >> that's right. that's going start right away. jake tapper, thank you very much. >>> as you mentioned, it was a very different scene in boston last night. you could see the shock and sadness on the faces of governor romney's supporters. he made his own gracious speech. david muir has been covering governor romney from the start. boy, you looked at the faces last night, david. you saw his campaign team. they really believed in their theory of the case. they thought they could win this. >> reporter: yeah. no question, george. in fact, t
time in nevada and robbery and kidnapping, extending from a confrontation over some of his sports memorabilia. >> he even gave police a few receipts as evidence that he was in the area at the time of the double homicide back in june 1994. interesting twist there. >> reopening that nationwide debate. >> yes. >>> and just as millions of us start hitting the road for thanksgiving, a stunning report from california. it says more drivers in that state are driving under the influence of drugs than alcohol. the state says of the busted over recent weekends, over half have been using marijuana. legalization advocates say no one should drive while impaired. they point out the risks of driving high are substantially lower than use offal alcohol and some prescription drugs. >>> a nasty storm ripping through the pacific north west is now being blamed for at least one death. drenching rain, brought traffic to a standstill in seattle, stranding drivers and forcing street closures. aside from the flooding, the area is getting battered by winds as high as 114 miles an hour. road crews in oregon a
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